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I didn't found one single picture of these vessels named EXPRESS and a number between 19 and 54.
1993 Abeer Marine Services (Singapore) Pte Ltd, Singapore founded
4/2006 Purchased 50/50 by Wilh Wilhelmsen ASA (Wilship) and Svitzer-Wijsmuller (Svitzer Far East) and renamed Express Offshore Transport (Singapore) Pte Ltd
7/2007 sold to Macquarie Group Ltd, Australia and merged with Miclyn Offshore Pte Ltd; combined company renamed Miclyn Express Offshore Pte Ltd.
Abeer Marine Services (Singapore) Pte Ltd had subsidiary (already established in 1990?) Abeer Marine Services Ltd, Hong Kong.
2006 renamed Express Offshore Transport Ltd, Hong Kong (and still has this name)
PT Aquaria Shipping, Jakarta apparently continues to be "closely associated" with Svitzer
Uniwise Offshore Ltd, Bangkok was joint venture of United Thai Shipping Corp Ltd (Unithai) and Svitzer (or perhaps more likely, Express Offshore Transport (Singapore) Pte Ltd).
Vessels owned during 2006/7 (including newbuildings ordered before 7/2007):
IMO 8982230: EXPRESS 2 ex-ABEER FORTY ONE.
IMO 8982242: EXPRESS 3 ex-ABEER FORTY TWO.
IMO 9373216: EXPRESS 4.
IMO 8983181: EXPRESS 6 ex-ABEER SIXTEEN. Later X-PRESS 6
IMO 8881826: EXPRESS 7 ex-ABEER ONE.
IMO 8881838: EXPRESS 8 ex-ABEER THREE.
IMO 8838283: EXPRESS 9 ex-ABEER SIX. Later CMS SEAJAGUAR
IMO 8846981: EXPRESS 10 ex-ABEER NINETEEN. Later GALLE EXPRESS
IMO 8981822: EXPRESS 11 ex-ABEER TWENTY TWO. Later CMS SEATIGER
IMO 8981834: EXPRESS 12 ex-ABEER TWENTY THREE.
IMO 8881852: EXPRESS 13 ex-ABEER TWENTY FOUR. Later CMS SEAPANTHER
IMO 8881864: EXPRESS 14 ex-ABEER TWENTY SIX. Later VISION MARS
IMO 8981858: EXPRESS 15 ex-ABEER TWENTY EIGHT. Later SVS GRENVILLE
IMO 8981860: EXPRESS 16 ex-ABEER TWENTY NINE. Later DONDRA EXPRESS
IMO 8981872: EXPRESS 17 ex-ABEER THIRTY ex-ABEER TWENTY ONE.
IMO 9266279: EXPRESS 19 ex-KALTIM MAJU. Later UNI EXPRESS 2
IMO 9266281: EXPRESS 20 ex-KALTIM MAKMUR.
IMO 9266293: EXPRESS 21 ex-KALTIM MEKAR.
IMO 9111539: EXPRESS 22 ex-ABEER THIRTY ONE.
IMO 8838271: EXPRESS 23 ex-ABEER EIGHTEEN. Later SVS RALEIGH
IMO 9188192: EXPRESS 24 ex-ABEER THIRTY THREE.
IMO 9188207: EXPRESS 25 ex-ABEER THIRTY FOUR.
IMO 9251250: EXPRESS 26 ex-ABEER THIRTY SIX.
IMO 9280251: EXPRESS 28 ex-ABEER THIRTY EIGHT.
IMO 8873910: EXPRESS 29 ex-ABEER TEN.
IMO 8834433: EXPRESS 30 ex-ABEER ELEVEN.
IMO 8873922: EXPRESS 31 ex-ABEER TWELVE ex-LAMBAY MERCURY ex-ABEER TWELVE.
IMO 8616532: EXPRESS 32 ex-ABEER THIRTEEN.
IMO 8429836: EXPRESS 33 ex-AVONMARSH ex-VIRGO I ex-SEABULK VIRGO I ex-VIRGO I ex-VIRGO.
IMO 8849361: EXPRESS 34 ex-AVONPARK ex-SEABULK ARZANAH ex-GRAY SPEAR.
IMO 9040314: EXPRESS 35 ex-SEA FOX.
IMO 9212137: EXPRESS 36 ex-AVONHURST.
[assume no EXPRESS 37-49]
IMO 8825793: EXPRESS 50 ex-ABEER FIFTEEN.
IMO 8728385: EXPRESS 51 ex-ABEER TWENTY.
IMO 8852021: EXPRESS 52 ex-ABEER THIRTY TWO ex-GEMINI FIVE.
IMO 8846577: EXPRESS 53 ex-ABEER TWENTY FIVE.
IMO 9188697: EXPRESS 54 ex-ABEER THIRTY SEVEN ex-SARWAGUNA DUABELAS.
IMO 9083017: EXPRESS 55 ex-ABEER THIRTY FIVE.
IMO 9418559: EXPRESS 56.
IMO 9418561: EXPRESS 57.
IMO 9429819: EXPRESS 58.
IMO 9477218: EXPRESS 59.
IMO 9519951: EXPRESS 60.
IMO 9519963: EXPRESS 61.
[EXPRESS 62 ordered 2009]
also following owned 2006-2007 but not renamed before being sold
IMO 8881840: ABEER FIVE.
IMO 8983179: ABEER SEVEN. Later X-PRESS 5
IMO 8711485: ABEER FOURTEEN. Later X-PRESS 27
IMO 8981846: ABEER TWENTY SEVEN. Later RAMUNIA OCEAN I
IMO 8983193: ABEER FORTY. Later X-PRESS 1
ABEER TWO (sold 2005)
ABEER THIRTY NINE (sold 2004)
UNI EXPRESS 1 - 8 already listed
IMO 9525039: UNI EXPRESS 9.
IMO 9525041: UNI EXPRESS 10.
IMO 9525053: UNI EXPRESS 11.
IMO 9525065: UNI EXPRESS 12.
IMO 9525077: UNI EXPRESS 13.
IMO 9525089: UNI EXPRESS 14.
[UNI EXPRESS 15 ordered 2008]
May Jos could tell us more?
Express Offshore was established by the following moves ;
Singapore based Clew Enterprises started a jointventure with Wijsmuller Marine Services (Far East) Pte. Ltd. in 1985.
Later the company name switched to CW Marine.
CW Marine managed the vessels from Cuig Maritime. Vessels name starts with AVON-.
In 2002/2003, the fleet was taken over by Uniwise Offshore Ltd, Singapore. By this change, the AVON-vessels changed the names started with UNIWISE.
Another JV from Wijsmuller was with the Indonesian company PT Aquaria Shipping (Year 2000). For this JV were build in 2002 three new fastsupplyvessels KALTIM MEKAR, -MAJU & -MEKAR, and also 3 fast pilot-/crewtenders ; MAHAKAM SERVICE 1-2-3 > Under management from Indowise Shipping.
In 2005 (sept.) the Abeer Marine Services as company in the Wilh. Wilhelmsen-group combined forces with SvitzerWijsmuller under the name EXPRESS OFFSHORE TRANSPORT Pte. Ltd. under a 50-50 construction the company started per november 1, 2005. (Other sources from EOT mention the date as per january 2006).
Mentioned were 51 vessels.
Express Offshore Transport - Singapore
PT Ekspresindo Offshore Transport - Jakarta & Balikpapan
Uniwise Offshore - Bangkok, Songkhla & Sattahip
Sub-office; Middles East
Express Offhore Transport (UAE) LLC - Dubai & Ras Tanura
Wilhelmsen / EOT published the merge of the company to Macquarie Bank Ltd. on july 10, 2007 .
Uniwise Offshore Ltd created by joint venture
with the Denmark-based CUIG (SvitzerWijsmuller
AP Moller Group), to provide crew-boat services
to the oil and gas industry in Thailand.
Unithai's Offshore Division, through CUEL, established
to provide a complete range of services for offshore
Uniwise Offshore splits into two joint ventures
Uniwise Towage Ltd is a joint venture with Wijsmuller
Marine Services, operating Multi-Purpose Offshore
Terminal Tugs (MOTTs) and a utility line boat.
Uniwise Offshore Ltd is a joint venture with Express
Offshore Transport, operating Thailand's largest
2002 - 2005
Cuig Maritime (CW Marine Services) - Singapore
Delivered 19-12-1990 by Aluminium Boats Inc. - Gulfport (339)
33,53 x 30,12 x 7,92 x 3,66 x 1,77 m
Lloyds Register 9040314
3x 2SA V12 cylinder General Motors type 12V-71-TI, 108x127; 2 generators 40 kW/220/110 V/60 Hz
1.530 bhp; 1.125 kW
In the fleet 01-10-2002 brought in by Wijsmuller
Soldl In November 2005 renamed EXPRESS 35 by Abeer Marine Services Ltd.- Panama
02-02-2007 ownership to Express Offshore Transport Ltd. - Panama.
In May 2013 ownership to Entrons Singapore Pte.Ltd. - Panama.
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